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Independent Maori seats still needed in Parliament

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:58 pm | The Maori Party

“He’s got to be joking!” is the reaction of the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish to a call by a former Labour Minister of Maori Affairs, Dover Samuels, for debate by Maori on whether the Maori electorates are needed in ... More >>

Speech: Federation of Maori Authorities Annual Conference

Sunday, 28 September 2014, 11:05 am | The Maori Party

There has never been a better time for the theme of this conference to sound in the hearts and minds of tangata whenua. Our connections to one another; our inseparable, irreplaceable bonds to the land, to the people, to te Ao Māori can never be severed, ... More >>

Māori Party congratulates the New Plymouth District Council

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 9:20 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) for its foresight in the establishment of a Māori ward this week. More >>

Voters urged to look past the lies and half-truths

Friday, 19 September 2014, 9:21 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and HonTariana Turia says they’ve been staggered by the blatant lies and half-truths that have been levelled at the party in the last seven days. More >>

POROPOROAKI: New Amsterdam Reedy

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:13 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party mourns the loss of New Amsterdam Reedy (Ngāti Porou – Te Aitanga a Mate, Putaanga, Te Whānau a Tūwhakairiora, Ngāti Uepohatu). More >>

Te Hira Paenga sets the record straight

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 9:59 am | The Maori Party

In recent days there has been much speculation about my campaign in Te Tai Tokerau. Some commentators have suggested that I should step down or endorse the Labour candidate in an attempt to stop the Internet Party riding on the back of the Mana candidate. More >>

Championing healthy lives and helping whānau in need

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 3:03 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party launched its health policy today that builds on the groundbreaking work achieved by the Māori Party since it became part of the Government six years ago. The Māori Party recognises poverty is a major underlying cause of ill health. More >>

Māori Party opposes expansion of State’s surveillance powers

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 2:12 pm | The Maori Party

While debate continues about the veracity of claims made by Dotcom’s “Moment of Truth”, the Māori Party remains opposed to any law changes or policies that increase the power of the State to survey its citizens. More >>

Expanding Whānau Ora – a bottom line for Māori Party

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 9:18 am | The Maori Party

Leaving the best to last, the Māori Party has launched its Whānau Ora policy today following a fun family event at Te Ore Ore Marae in Masterton last night. “When we change what happens in our homes, we change what happens in our society,” says ... More >>

Will the next Government kill off the Māori seats?

Monday, 15 September 2014, 11:01 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell says the Māori seats in Parliament are in danger of disappearing if the latest polls come to fruition. The polls show an increase in support for the Conservatives and New Zealand First who have both campaigned ... More >>

Māori Party Co-leader honoured for commitment to health

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:26 am | The Maori Party

Maori Party President, Rangimarie Naida Glavish, has congratulated Tariana Turia on the distinguished honour awarded to her last night by Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa / Māori Medical Practitioners. The Maarire Goodall Award acknowledges and honours ... More >>

Will the next Government kill off the Māori seats?

Monday, 15 September 2014, 9:23 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell says the Māori seats in Parliament are in danger of disappearing if the latest polls come to fruition. The polls show an increase in support for the Conservatives and New Zealand First who have both campaigned ... More >>

Lifetime Achiever Generous of Investment in Whanau Ora

Sunday, 14 September 2014, 5:07 pm | The Maori Party

Earlier this month, Maori Party's Te Tai Tonga and Christchurch based candidate, Ngaire Button, said she was rapt local hero, Tihi Puanaki, was named Regional Winner of the Pride of NZ 2014, Lifetime Achievement Award. Button is clearly delighted ... More >>

Securing Two Wāhine Toa Mps for Hauraki-Waikato

Friday, 12 September 2014, 12:16 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party candidate for Hauraki-Waikato Susan Cullen is asking voters to consider the benefits of having two wāhine toa in Parliament from the electorate. More >>

Māori Party will overhaul the justice system

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 9:17 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party will overhaul the justice system and dis-establish the Independent Police Conduct Authority More >>

Rangatahi showing great leadership on Māori representation

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 12:15 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party candidate for Te Tai Hauāuru has heralded the courage of rangatahi in bringing Māori representation to the fore in Taranaki. "I was over the moon to learn that last night New Plymouth District Council's youth working group applied ... More >>

Candidate will pull adverts if Cunliffe comes clean

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 9:58 am | The Maori Party

Maori Party Te Tai Tokerau candidate Te Hira Paenga today said that he would be prepared to pull or change his campaign advertisements as soon as Labour Party leader David Cunliffe takes an unequivocal stand on not working with the Maori Party, but not ... More >>

Ending family violence should be a key issue

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 9:10 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Tariana Turia have spoken out today to remind parties of the real issues facing Māori communities that are not being addressed in the election debates across our screens. “While capital gains tax, ... More >>

Pākeha Voters Keen to Vote Māori Party

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 9:05 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is fielding daily enquiries from Pākeha voters wanting to know if they can vote for the Māori Party. More >>

Why Not a Marine Fishing Park in Pewhairangi?

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:26 pm | The Maori Party

“The National Party’s plan for recreational fishing parks in the Hauraki Gulf and Marlborough Sounds is good as far as it goes, but it doesn’t go far enough,” said Rev Te Hira Paenga, the Maori Party’s candidate for Te Tai Tokerau. “Why ... More >>

 

 

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